one man s life changing diagnosis navigating the realities of prostate cancer

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One Man S Life Changing Diagnosis

Author : Craig T. Pynn
ISBN : 9781936303359
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The author recounts his life with prostate cancer, from the original diagnosis to his experiences living with, and fighting, the disease.

My Cancer Survival Saga

Author : Jen Kimberley
ISBN : 9781504303729
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 22. 34 MB
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Author Jen Kimberley was building a life for herself in Denver, Colorado after the death of her husband from lung cancer when she was accidentally diagnosed with leukemia. In My Cancer Survival Saga, she shares her personal story. Her narrative covers mistakes she made, things she learned the hard way, and people who helped her. It describes her first encounters with alternative cancer treatments such as IPT and hyperthermia; her changes in diet and lifestyle that removed toxins and increased oxygen levels; and the weight loss and weakness known as cachexia and coming out of it alive and strong despite conventional predictions. In sidebars, she offers helpful and educational information for readers who want to know more about treatment options other than chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery; and she teaches how best to work towards a cure rather than just remission. Along with five of Jens entertaining poems, My Cancer Survival Saga also offers five sections on energy work to start clearing, validating, and protecting your own space. These include specific tools anyone can learn to use that remove stress and increase personal confidence.

Dr Patrick Walsh S Guide To Surviving Prostate Cancer

Author : Patrick C. Walsh
ISBN : 9781538763636
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This guide covers every aspect of prostate cancer, from potential causes including diet to tests for diagnosis, curative treatment, and innovative means of controlling advanced stages of cancer.

The Definitive Guide To Prostate Cancer

Author : Aaron Katz
ISBN : 9781609613112
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 29. 68 MB
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The complete guide to coping with prostate cancer, with expert health advice for every man This comprehensive handbook gives men the vital information they need to effectively navigate every step of dealing with prostate cancer. A newly diagnosed cancer patient faces a mind-numbing array of treatment options, including medical therapies that carry serious side effects—and determining the right course of action is an overwhelming task. In simple yet scientific terms, this book empowers readers with the tools they need to proactively fight cancer by making the most informed treatment decisions possible. With groundbreaking developments recently emerging in both conventional and holistic prostate cancer research, it is imperative that men fighting this disease have the absolute latest information. As founder and director of the Center for Holistic Urology at Columbia University, Dr. Katz is uniquely positioned to guide readers through the new practices and breakthrough treatment options for every stage of the battle with cancer, from prevention to postdiagnosis. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, and countless families will be affected by this widespread but ultimately curable disease. Armed with Dr. Katz's expert guidance, patients will be equipped to actively participate in reclaiming their health and navigating this difficult diagnosis.

Prostate Cancer

Author : Jack H. Mydlo
ISBN : 9780128005927
Genre : Medical
File Size : 47. 84 MB
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Prostate Cancer, Science and Clinical Practice, Second Edition, continues to be an important translational reference that bridges the gap between science and clinical medicine. It reviews the biological processes that can be implicated in the disease, reviews current treatments, highlights the pitfalls where relevant, and examines the scientific developments that might result in future treatments. Key chapters from the previous edition have been updated, and a plethora of new chapters describe new concepts of prostate cancer biology and newly developed therapeutics. Each chapter has been written by internationally recognized specialists on prostate cancer epidemiology, genetic susceptibility, cancer metastases, prostate physiology, proteomics, new therapeutics, and clinical trials. Presents a comprehensive, translational source for all aspects of prostate cancer in one reference work Provides a common language for cancer researchers, oncologists, and urologists to discuss prostate tumors and how prostate cancer metastases affects other major organ systems Offers insights to research clinicians, giving them a key understanding the molecular basis of prostate cancer Offers insights to cancer researchers into how clinical observations and practices can feed back into the research cycle and, therefore, can contribute to the development of more targeted genomic and proteomic assays

Job Search Sucks

Author : Deb Mowatt
ISBN : 9781462010622
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 29. 70 MB
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Job Search Sucks! If you are looking for work, will be looking for work, or have given up on the whole job hunting experience, you will know how true that is. But, if you want work, you gotta do the job search thing, so why not get a laugh or two and some great advice along the way? Read it all? Heard it all? Don't be so sure. Being fired is a horrible experience. A layoff may sound less brutal, but in reality it’s just a firing in camouflage; you are still being given the boot, only with benefits (sometimes). Just as crappy is having to reenter the workforce after an accident or illness has shattered your confidence, maybe even stolen your ability to do a job you loved and were good at. Or you have just graduated and have no clue what you really want to do with your life or who is going to hire you without experience. Whatever your story, the fact is, some horrific, brutal, or crappy event has forced you to look for work. You just might find a new idea or two in this frank and funny look at what we all know to be true—Job Search Sucks!

Androgen Deprivation Therapy Second Edition

Author : Richard J. Wassersug, PhD
ISBN : 9780826183927
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 81. 14 MB
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Praise for Androgen Deprivation Therapy: "Every man who is a candidate for ADT needs to read this outstanding book.” –Patrick C. Walsh, MD, University Distinguished Service Professor of Urology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institution “This new and updated second edition will again be an important and valuable resource for the vast majority of men who are faced with the need to start ADT for treatment of progressive and advanced forms of prostate cancer – whether for a few months or for the rest of their lives. It is a book we will again recommend to patients when they ask us about issues related to life on ADT.” —E. Michael D. (“Mike”) Scott Co-Founder and President Prostate Cancer International This expanded new edition of Androgen Deprivation Therapy remains the only guide written exclusively about the side effects of hormone therapy. This is a comprehensive workbook for prostate cancer patients and their loved ones, filled with practical advice from experts in the field. The book covers a wealth of strategies to help men cope with ADT and maintain a good quality of life while on this treatment. It is not only an informational manual, but a guide for both patients and partners about ways to make changes in their own lives that can keep them healthy and positive when the patient is on ADT. New to this Edition: Updates to every chapter, including an extensive update on the various drugs used for androgen deprivation Suggestions for managing the physical side effects of ADT, such as hot flashes, weight gain, muscle loss, and fatigue Strategies to handle the emotional side effects, including coping with mood swings and depression Advice on how to maintain intimacy despite reduced libido and difficulties with erections A new chapter on the psychological and relational impact of ADT on gay men Exercises, activities, worksheets, and other tools to promote discussion and inspire sustainable behavioral changes that can reduce the burden of ADT

After Prostate Cancer

Author : Arnold Melman
ISBN : 9780195399660
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 77. 73 MB
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Many books explain the different types of prostate cancer treatments, but most end once a treatment choice has been made, offering readers little in the way of guidance through the challenges of the post-treatment period. After Prostate Cancer picks up where those books leave off. Dr. Arnold Melman, Chair of the Department of Urology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, offers a thorough description of what the prostate cancer recovery process is like and what readers can do to optimize recovery and attain the best possible health and long-term prognosis.

Facing The Tiger

Author : Suzanne Chambers
ISBN : 9781922117052
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 88. 2 MB
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Prostate cancer is now the most common male cancer in the western world, excluding non-melanoma skin cancer. In the United States over 2.5 million men are living with a diagnosis of prostate cancer; in the UK over 250,000 men, and in Australia over 120,000 men. For each man who has had prostate cancer, there will be people close who care about them, and love them, who are also deeply affected. This book provides practical strategies to help cope with the emotional and psychological stress of living with prostate cancer and to regain a sense of ease about the situation in which you may find yourself. Written by one of the world’s leading researchers into the psychological effects of cancer and how best to provide support for individuals and couples, it is structured so that the reader can choose whatever chapter seems most relevant right now. Personal stories and insights from men and their partners offer emotional comfort and inspiration throughout. While everyone’s experience of prostate cancer is uniquely their own there is nothing quite like the wisdom that comes from others who have already walked the path.

The Great Prostate Hoax

Author : Richard J. Ablin
ISBN : 9781137278746
Genre : Medical
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Reveals how fear-based and inaccurate testing is resulting in unnecessary high-risk surgeries, arguing that the PSA test was never intended for prostate cancer screening while sharing the stories of patients who have suffered from damaging procedures. 35,000 first printing.

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